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Brock, Cena And The ‘Split Second’ T...

It was there, in that precise moment, a moment of heightened excitement that everything changed. The match had been back and forth with two men exc...

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Merrily We Roll Along

The autumn months. How we often hark for them. Brown leaves falling from trees. Dark nights coming in before the inevitable snows of winter. ItR...

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There’s Always A Brightside

Wow. The autumn months can be brutal for a wrestling fan. TNA is flogging a dead horse, Jeff Jarrett is going nowhere fast with Global Force Wrestl...

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Should The Undertaker Return?

It’s been a hell of a year for The Undertaker. He had a strong build up to his WrestleMania match with Brock Lesnar, largely in part due to t...

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Reading Rusev’s Role In Wrestling

Alexander Rusev is the next big thing. He’s the Ivan Drago of professional wrestling even to the point where he has his very own Ludmilla in ...

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That Big Fight Feel

The anticipation. The build-up. The excitement. We all love that feeling when two fighters are about to meet. About to stand toe to toe in an attem...

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Whatever Happened To The Wyatts?

‘What am I? I’m frightening. I’m a boxcar and a pack of matches’. The Wyatt Family, aside from The Shield, are one of the b...

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The Biology Of A Monster

Biology. It’s a curious thing. It’s the study of life. Of things that live. Of how they’re built up and how they grow, develop an...

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TNA: A Crisis Of Taste And Confidence

For the first time in about a year, I decided to watch TNA this week. Or Impact Wrestling. I was drawn to it for a few reasons. Number one. Nothing...

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Wrestling - Our Secret Happiness

What’s it all about then? I mean, this wrestling business, what’s it all about? Millions of people, every week, sit and watch wrestling...

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The Part-Time Superstars

A few years ago, when there was a surprise return it was one of two things. Either a wrestler was returning back to the fold of the company that th...

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Laughter Is The Tonic: Wrestling And ...

This week came the news that Santino Marella, ‘The Milan Miracle’, was retiring due to neck injuries. Does he have a career up there wi...

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The Science Of The Returning Wrestler

Big returns. We love them, don’t we? We love them even more when they’re a huge surprise. This week alone saw a raft of returns on an e...

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Money In The Bank: Cash-Cow Or Curse?

The Money in the Bank Ladder match has long been a favourite of wrestling fans. It is unpredictable, exciting and has the potential to create new s...

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This Wrestling Summer...Show A Little...

We got one last chance to make it real...WrestleMania season, and all the glory it provided us, is long gone. The hangover of sadness and injuries ...

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It Doesn’t Pay To Be Clever

Here we are. A weekend of great sport. The start of the World Cup in Brazil. The US Open with Justin Rose attempting a title defence. Cricket. Tenn...

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WWE, The UK And Pipe-Dream PPV’s

Last Saturday was a pretty great one if you were a UK boxing fan. Carl Froch defeated George Groves in their highly anticipated rematch for the IBF...

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A Thing Of Beauty

‘A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.’John Keats.When one considers wrest...

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Making Deals With the Devil

“Once I blazed across the sky,Leaving trails of flame;I fell to earth, and here I lie -Who'll help me up again?-A Shooting Star” Johann...

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TJR Reality Week: Hugh’s Pitches

Well, as TJR Reality Week draws to a close, I feel I must add my contributions. This all started when watching RAW last week and I tweeted how I di...

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